The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / South West
Rank 121 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +39.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1073 1145 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.81% 38.77% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 721 766
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 93 60
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.40 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 10 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £475 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 10 (45.45%) Ant
5 10 (45.45%) IIS
5 10 (45.45%) Perl
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 10 (45.45%) Kerberos
5 10 (45.45%) IBM
5 10 (45.45%) AIX
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Subversion
5 10 (45.45%) GlassFish
5 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
7 7 (31.82%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) F#
9 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Test Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) GlassFish
1 10 (45.45%) IIS
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Ant
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
2 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (22.73%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) DHTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) AIX
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 4 (18.18%) Test Management
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) F#
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) HP